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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Featured Upcoming

Island Events

"By the Sea" Arts & Seafood Festival

August 12, 2022 12:00 am
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Thorne Bay Neighborhood Yard Sale

August 13, 2022 9:00 am
Thorne Bay is having a community garage sale under the tents at the ballfield.
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Cruise Ship Meeting

August 13, 2022 2:30 pm
Klawock-Heenya Corporation will be accepting Cruise Ships to the KIDCO Dock starting in the summer o
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POW Mariculture Town Hall Meeting

August 24, 2022 5:30 pm
Join us for an evening of food and conversation to talk about opportunities coming to Prince of Wale
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Naukati Bay VBS

September 2, 2022 4:00 pm
VBS at Naukati Community Church. Register by emailing [email protected] VBS beg
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September 7, 2022 10:00 am

Anchorage, AK – On September 7, 2022, U.S. S

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Monthly zoom meeting with POW Chamber Business Members
Meet 4-local POW Island Businesses. If you would like to highlight your business during one of our monthly Virtual Luncheons call the POW Chamber office at 907-755-2626
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